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1Reading & Note-takingStrategies for success10 Reading Tips1.Read assigned materialsbefore class so that you knowwhat will be covered.2.Find a place to read awayfrom unwanted noise ordistractions.3.Take breaks, reading in shortblocks of time.4.Set goals for your readingperiod. For example, read 15pages or read for 20 minutes,then take a break.5.If you have trouble stayingawake or concentrating,stretch, take a walk, get asnack, and then go back toreading6.Read during the day whenyou are more alert.Naturallight is also better forstudying.7.If you have questions, writethem down in the margin ofthe textbook or in yourlecture notebook.8.Pay attention to the first andlast sentence of eachparagraph and the wordsthat are bold or italicized9.Use a dictionary of the bookglossary to look up wordsyou do not know.10.Take the time to read rereadmaterial you do notunderstand.Reading and note-taking strategiesare essential for each college course. Review andpractice common techniques to find which strategies work best for you. Combine strategies to betterorganize course materials, target your needs as a learner, and more effectively utilize study time.TheSQ3RMethodwas designed by an OhioState University psychologist to help students readfaster and study more effectively.

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Term
Spring
Professor
J Weye
Tags
Statistics, Writing, RECALL COLUMN

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